Lake Tanganyika runs through Burundi and several other African states. It is the longest fresh water lake in the world. Its water levels rose to 776.4 metres (2,547.2ft) above sea level in April compared with the normal average of 772.7 metres.
Here are the great things that can be done or seen around Lake Tanganyika in Burundi. Lake Tanganyika is home to an amazing variety of animals that attract tourists throughout the year. The lake is home to animals that live both in the lake and along its banks.
Lake Tanganyika. Written By: Lake Tanganyika, second largest of the lakes of eastern Africa. It is the longest freshwater lake in the world (410 miles [660 km]) and the second deepest (4,710 feet [1,436 metres]) after Lake Baikal in Russia.
Other countries that border the lake are the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Zambia. The lake offers opportunities to contemplate the beauty of Burundi through its men and women, its nature, its animals, and its infrastructures.